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ADEL will be held at The DOME in Abu Dhabi, from January to May 2011 and sanctioned by the UAE Football Association, the league will be the official amateur football league for Abu Dhabi and will run a 7-A-Side Junior U14 as well as a 6-A-Side Junior U12.
Abu Dhabi Youth League
IFA Sport are holding a free football tournament for Under 7s, Under 9s and Under 11s with a view to starting their Abu Dhabi Youth League on January 28th. For team or individual registration please contact Ben Clarkson on 056.723.5619 or email
The Tournament starts at 9am and finishes at 11am at Al Yasmina School in KCA. Supporters welcome too!
Abu Dhabi Thistle Youth Football Club
The Abu Dhabi Thistle Youth FC was formed in 2006. Thistle was formed with an emphasis on creating a UK style amatuer football club, similar to traditional youth clubs of the UK. From its early formation of 2 young boys teams it has dramatically developed over the last years into a club of over 200 members ( including 40 girls), ranging in age from 5 to 18 years old, including almost every nationality that forms the multi-cultural cross-section of Abu Dhabi. The main ethos of the Club is to provide competitive football in a friendly and fun environment and The 2011-12 season sees a further development in the Club's history with the establishment of a new home base at Zyed Sports City. Along with the existing training pitch provided by British School Al Khubairat they now have some of the best facilities available in Abu Dhabi.
Ahdaaf Sports Club is pleased to announce its collaboration with Al Bateen Secondary School in Abu Dhabi and will be managing its outdoor football and indoor basketball facilities every Friday and Saturday. Call 800AHDAAF (243223) or 050-8700732 to book your preferred time.
Al Forsan Football Academy
M&S Sports Services will start up a football academy at Al Forsan from March 2012 onwards. Till May the training sessions on Sunday, Tuesday and Friday take place outdoors; afterwards indoors. Mini Kickers have to be 3 to 5 years old, Juniors are 6 to 9 years old and the Youth team is for all who are 10 years and older.
Al Jazira Football Academy
As a reflection of its investment in the future of football in the Club and the UAE, Al Jazira established its Academy on 1st July 2004. Adjacent to the Stadium complex the Academy provides excellent education to students who are also talented Footballers. The Club’s concern with the educational and sporting potential of these young people is a core responsibility of Al Jazira in its position of as a major professional Club.
Barcelona Soccer School Abu Dhabi provides professional soccer training to kids from four to sixteen years old implementing the official FC Barcelona curriculum. New season begins Saturday 7th January 2012 @ Gems American Academy Abu Dhabi. For more information, or to register, email
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The IFA Football Academy is the largest football coaching academy in the UAE. They coach over 2,000 children aged between 4 and 16 enrolled and operates in over 20 locations throughout the UAE. The vision is to help more kids get more out of football. All coaches are English FA or UEFA qualified and use the recognized 5 star skills tracking method of training. Over 25 male and female coaches who between them speak a number of languages including English and Arabic. Find them in Abu Dhabi at Al Bateen School, Al Muna Primary School, Al Yasmina School, Brighton College, British School Al Khubairat and Pearl Primary School.
The Libra Football Academy aims to provide all children with a stimulating, challenging, educational and enjoyable experience whilst being taught the fundamental skills of the beautiful game of football. Catering from total beginners to elite performers, our coaches utilise the FA's Long Term Player Development Model (LTPD) and our unique football curriculum to create an atmosphere where children are not afraid to make mistakes, make friends, have fun and develop into both athletes and young adults. ave a look at their venues in Abu Dhabi: The American International School, Raha International School and The British International School.
Manchester City School of Football is built on the philosophy and training program of the Manchester City Academy and provides premium football coaching to 6 — 16 year olds. Boys and girls in the UAE can now sign up for the 10-week course, which starts the week of January 15th at Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi.
Manchester United Soccer Schools
Learn to play the United way with Manchester United Soccer Schools. They offer a range of kids football courses and youth football camps to children and young adults aged between 6 to 18. At Manchester United Soccer Schools kids learn to play attractive attacking football in a fun and safe learning environment at the Dome@Rawdhat on Airport Road.
The Dome@Rawdhat is a first purposely built football facility in the UAE. Part of a community initiative by Reem Investments, it features an inflatable dome enclosing the UAE's first indoor, fully air-conditioned football pitch. The Dome@Rawdhat is hosting football tournaments and leagues, as well as individual and corporate bookings. It is also the home of the Manchester United Soccer School for the UAE and the GCC. The venue currently features one indoor inflatable air structure, the only purpose built indoor football venue for football in the UAE; one 7-a-side and one 11-a-side football pitch as well as a clubhouse including classrooms, administrative office, changing rooms, prayer rooms, viewing gallery and restaurant. Ample parking for over 200 cars is also guaranteed. The facility can also be booked for special events such as birthday parties!
|Last Updated on Friday, 23 March 2012 19:43|